Edward Carey is a writer and illustrator whose books include The Iremonger Trilogy, Observatory Mansions, and Alva & Irva: The Twins Who Saved a City. His artwork has been exhibited in Florence, Collodi, Kilkenny, Milan, London, and Austin while his writing has been published in The New York Times, Guardian, the Observer, Corriere della Serra, La Repubblica, and other publications. His most recent novel Little, was published in 2018 and has been sold in 16 countries. A new novel, tentatively called Fish House, will be published in 2020. He is currently working on his eighth book whilst on a Guggenheim fellowship.